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The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and
requests absentee ballots for all regularly scheduled Federal
elections for the calendar year in which it is submitted.
Voters should submit a new application after January 1 of
each year to qualify for all upcoming Federal elections.
You may be already registered to vote. To check, contact your local election office at: http://www.sots.state.ct.us or refer to Connecticut's voter registration verification website. Even if you are registered to vote, you still need to complete the form to receive an absentee ballot. You may not need to fill out this entire form. Check out the instructions below to see what information your State requires.
Open Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot Request
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Only the following blocks are required:
Block 1: Select the category that describes you.
Block 2: To vote in primary elections, you must enter your
political party affiliation. If you want to change your party
affiliation submit a completed FPCA indicating your new
party preference to the local election official. You will have
rights in no party for three months from the date of filing
your change of political party. Political party affiliation is
not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general
Block 3: Name (Last, First, Middle)
Block 4: Date of Birth
Your valid Connecticut Driver's License number OR the
last four digits of your Social Security number is required
for voter registration. If you do not possess either of these
identification numbers, the State shall assign a number that
will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes.
Block 5: Recommended but not required. Provide your
contact information to allow your local election official to
follow up if more information is required.
Block 6: Connecticut allows you to receive your ballot by
mail, fax, or email. Please rank your preference of how you
would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your fax
number or email address in Block 5. If you do not make a
selection, then your local election official will mail your
ballot to you.
Block 7: Complete street address of your Connecticut
voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your
address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block
9. This address must be within the county where you claim
legal voting residence.
Block 8: Complete address where you want your ballot
sent, usually where you live now.
Block 9: Provide any information that may assist the local election
official in accepting this application.
Affirmation: Sign and date. No witness or notary required.
You must mail your Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot Request to your local election official. Find your county or city in the list below to locate your election official.
Open Election Official Address List
Don't know your county? Go to the county finder.
Don't know your zip code? Go to the United States Postal Service website.
Optional: You may be able to use the Postage-Paid Envelope Template.
Open Postage-Paid Envelope Template
The postage paid envelope may be used if mailed in the U.S. Postal System, which includes all U.S. Military post offices (APO/FPO) overseas or through the diplomatic pouch available at U.S. embassies/consulates. Affix appropriate postage if using international mail. Template must be printed on a number 10 or larger envelope.
If you choose to fax, you MUST also sign and mail your request
If you choose to fax, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official (fax numbers can be found on Connecticut State Election website). You may also use our toll-free fax service:
Inside the U.S.? Fax to:1-800-368-8683(703) 588-2148 DSN 425-2148
Outside the U.S.? Show me a list of toll-free fax numbers.
If you choose to email your FPCA, you must send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. You must also submit the FPCA by mail. Email directly to your local election (email addresses can be found on Connecticut State Election website). You may also use our Electronic Transmission Service by sending the form as an attachment to email@example.com.
Open Fax/Email Coversheet
More Information on Connecticut's Absentee Voting Guidelines
Connecticut State Election website
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Q: When mailing a Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot Request form to my State, do I have to pay postage?
Q: What is a postmark and how do I make sure I get one?
Q: When is the best time to apply for an absentee ballot?
Q: Must I submit a separate application for each election?
Last updated: 09.19.2013